News Release
Posted by The Molina Cares Accord

Molina Healthcare of California Thanks Long Beach City Council for Supporting Bid to Continue Providing Health Care to Medi-Cal Recipients in L.A. County


Caroline Zubieta, Caroline.Zubieta@MolinaHealthcare.com, 562-951-1588
Roger Salazar, rsalazar@alzamedia.com, 916-284-1255

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 09, 2021 – Molina Healthcare of California (“Molina”) today expressed its gratitude to members of the Long Beach City Council for unanimously approving a resolution supporting Molina’s bid to continue providing health care to Medi-Cal recipients in the County of Los Angeles as the primary contracted commercial plan.

“We are grateful that the Long Beach City Council passed this powerful resolution supporting our efforts to continue to provide health care to Medi-Cal recipients across L.A. County,” said Abbie Totten, plan president of Molina Healthcare of California. “The strong support from Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and the City Council, in addition to residents, non-profits and community-based organizations throughout Long Beach and Los Angeles County, are a reflection of Molina’s tireless commitment to serve our members and the communities we call home.”

The City Council’s resolution states that, in addition to Molina being founded and headquartered in Long Beach and currently employing “more than 2,500 individuals in LA County, with over 1,000 of these employees and their families residing in the City of Long Beach,” Molina’s “ongoing commitment to the City of Long Beach will be a crucial element in an equitable recovery from COVID-19 and its ensuing economic crisis.” The resolution, introduced by Councilmember Cindy Allen, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and Councilmember Mary Zendejas, follows on the heels of a letter from Mayor Robert Garcia calling on the State of California to award Molina the contract to provide health care to Medi-Cal recipients in L.A. County.

“Molina Healthcare has stepped up tremendously throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support and resources to communities across the County in its facilitation of vaccines to vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations; PPE donations; and additional volunteer and monetary support for community-based organizations,” the resolution reads. The resolution passed the City Council on 12/07/21 by a unanimous vote and can be found here: Long Beach City Council Resolution Supporting Molina Healthcare.

About Molina Healthcare of California:

Molina Healthcare of California has been providing government[1]funded care for over 40 years. The Company serves members through Medi-Cal, Medicare, Medicare[1]Medicaid (Duals) and Covered California (Marketplace). Molina’s service areas include Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Orange County, and Imperial counties. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 4.8 million members as of September 30, 2021. For more information about Molina Healthcare of California, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.